Bovine Trichomoniasis Found in Oglala Lakota County Herds

For the first time since 2016, bovine trichomoniasis (trich) has been detected in South Dakota cattle herds. Bulls from two beef cattle herds in Oglala Lakota County have tested positive for this economically devastating disease. The Animal Industry Board (AIB) is working with the herd owners and their veterinarians to develop a management plan...
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Stanley County Middle-High School May Students of the Month

The Middle-High School May students of the month have been named. Students are selected based on character and academic performance. Recipients are pictured back row, l-r:  Trey Frost-grade  9, Dylan Gabriel-grade 10 and Brody Wilson-grade 11.  Front row, l-r:  Trevor Peterson-grade 8, Cadence Hand-grade 6, and Colt Norman-grade 7.  Congratulations to these students. A...
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Stanley County Middle-High School April Students of the Month

The Stanley County Middle-High School April students of the month have been named.  Students are selected based on character and academic performance.  Recipients are pictured back row, l-r:  Tracy Nielsen-grade 9, Jordyn Sosa-grade 8 and Ella Hand-grade 10.  Front row, l-r:  Tayler Kuper-grade 7, Emma Cowan-grade 11 and Ben Newbold-grade 6.  Congratulations to these...
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Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers’ raises

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the nation’s top 1 percent of earners. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday are expected to propose giving states and school districts $50...
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Colorado oil company failed to report spills in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A Denver-based oil company operating in the Bakken oil patch says employees failed to report five spills in northwest North Dakota dating to October. Zavanna vice president Cody Duran told The Bismarck Tribune that three spills occurred at the same saltwater disposal well last year and two spills occurred at...
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Pierre Water Treatment Plant Vote is Two Weeks Away

Pierre city officials and project engineers fielded a variety of questions about building a water treatment plant during a public informational session last night (Mon.). Other water systems take water directly from the Missouri River, but Pierre city utilities director Brad Palmer says supplying better quality water isn’t as simple as just switching from...
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US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

WASHINGTON (AP) – A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President Donald Trump’s repeated attempts to dismantle “Obamacare.” The survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, or a little more...
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For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman. Stacey Cunningham, who started her career as a floor clerk on the NYSE trading floor, will become the 67th president of the Big Board. Cunningham, who is the chief operating officer...
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Farmers and Ranchers Paying Working More in April 2018 Versus April 2017

Farmers and ranchers in South Dakota and three other states hired 32-thousand workers during the week of April 8-14, 2018, and paid them an average of $14.70 per hour. The US Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says the number of employees is unchanged from the April 2017 reference week, but the pay...
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Rapid City Man Facing Multiple Charges in Pierre

A 25-year-old Rapid City man faces multiple charges after being arrested Friday morning in Pierre. Information from the Pierre Police Department says officers were notified Jason Hornedeagle was walking in the 600 block of West Sioux Ave and that he had warrants out for his arrest. An officer located Hornedeagle who provided him with...
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